Marcia Walker’s writing has appeared in Electric Literature’s Recommended Reads, The Chicago Review, The New Quarterly, Fiddlehead, The New York Times, PRISM international, Room, EVENT, The Globe and Mail, CBC radio, and elsewhere. She has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, PRISM’s fiction and non-fiction prize, and the Writers’ Union of Canada short prose competition. Her plays have been part of Nightwood Theatre’s Groundswell festival and the F.O.O.T. festival. She has received fellowships from Yaddo, the Banff Centre, and Saari, as well as grants from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Arts Council. A graduate of the University of Guelph’s MFA program, she teaches creative writing online at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies. Before becoming a writer, Marcia worked in theatre and as a lawyer. Currently, she lives in Montreal.
City: Montreal, Province/Territory: Quebec
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